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Established in 1985, the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) is a multilateral, treaty-based, investment-grade development financial institution, with assets of USD 6 bn. The Bank’s mandate is to finance and foster trade, regional economic integration and sustainable development through trade finance, project and infrastructure finance, asset management and advisory services. In November 2019, FinDev Canada and TDB signed a Memorandum of Understanding where both parties committed to collaborating on knowledge-sharing, technical assistance and potential co-investment in Eastern and Southern Africa. Likewise, future activities will be planned in order to advance each party’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG 8, Decent Work and Economic Growth and SDG 9, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.